HOUSTON — (Aug. 25, 2020) — As Hurricane Laura nears the Texas coast, Rice University has a number of experts that can discuss a wide variety of storm-related topics.
HOUSTON – (Aug. 24, 2020) – Blacks, Hispanics and other racial and ethnic minorities are not only underrepresented in science, they are also less likely to receive research funding or get published as often as white scientists, which can result in fewer promotions and lower incomes throughout their academic careers, according to new research from Rice University.
HOUSTON – (Aug. 24, 2020) – As the GOP prepares to kick off its 2020 convention this evening, Rice University political scientist Paul Brace says the party has a lot to measure up to following the success of this year's 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Researchers model the binding structures of actin and associated proteins they believe are responsible for the formation of longterm memory.
First-of-its-kind spectrometer is getting stronger magnets, wider range of lasers.
A new facility that will serve the needs of visual and dramatic arts students and faculty at Rice University is closer to being realized thanks to a generous lead gift from Houston businessman and philanthropist Fayez Sarofim.
A deep learning algorithm developed at Rice University analyzes data from a deadly landslide in Greenland to show how it may someday predict seismic events like earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
A slowdown in China’s demand for oil would profoundly affect the multitrillion-dollar global oil market along with many related industries, according to a new brief from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
HOUSTON – (Aug. 18, 2020) – OpenStax, Rice University’s openly licensed textbook publisher, welcomed a dozen new colleges and universities to its Institutional Partner Network that together serve the most diverse student populations the program has ever seen.
Bioengineers and surgeons from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have shown in rodents that a four-week shielded stem cell treatment can reduce damage caused by a heart attack.
Meals are typically family affairs for zebras, gazelles, cape buffalo and other grazing species in the African Serengeti, but in one of the first studies of its kind, ecologists have found grazing species can be more willing to share meals in areas frequented by lions.
Rice University researchers report advances in their quest to make the best carbon nanotube fibers for industry.
Automation does not kill jobs, but it does increase income inequality, according to new research from Dagobert Brito, Rice Faculty Scholar in international economics at the Baker Institute, and Robert Curl, the Kenneth S. Pitzer-Schlumberger Professor Emeritus of Chemistry.
HOUSTON – (Aug. 12, 2020) – Inequities throughout society influence mental health research, where they can become self-perpetuating and contribute to persistent disparities in mental health services, according to new research from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
$12.9 million in funding backs Center for Theoretical Biological Physics research into mysteries at the intersection of biology and physics.